Grew up in London, St. Thomas and Port Stanley, Ontario


Education / Employment History

Attended Arthur Voden Vocational School, St Thomas, Ontario.

1960-1969 – Savlon Ltd  (Savage and London Shoe) – Store Manager in Galt, Toronto and Markham, Ontario.  Also Charlottetown, PEI.

1970-1983 owned and operated Champlain Astrolabe Campsite, in Cobden, Ontario.  Now Logos Land.

1983-1998 – Armstrong and Richardson (Carlingwood  and Bayshore - Ottawa) – Store Manager.

1999-2000 – Digital Equipment of Canada (Ottawa) - where I became proficient in assembly and Certified Solder, SMT, PTH and Repair.

2000–2006 - JDS Uniphase –  Supervisor in fiber optic assembly

2006 - Retired.  Now do one or two days a week in the retail footwear market and part time carver.


Amateur Radio History

1980 – First licensed as VE3MJT in Ottawa.

Weekly Wednesday volunteer at RAC Headquarters to assist with filing, mail preparation etc.

Member of QCWA and Chapter 70, and was presented with my QCWA “25 Years Licensed” lapel pin at the Chapter 70 November 2008 dinner meeting.


Biography prepared by VE3XK with assistance from VE3MJT   Updated March, 2015